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EXCITED!

So finally after 7 months of writing, editing, proof reading, more editing and having other people proof read it – my book will be ready as a paperback on Amazon (from Createspace print-on-demand) in 2-3 days time. And you’ve guessed it – I’m excited. It’s available;e for pre-order from Amazon Kindle. This is my first adult… Continue reading EXCITED!

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Helpful books!

Just in case you haven’t heard of it – I’d like to introduce you to a fabulous and helpful book called ‘The Word-Loss Diet’ by Rayne Hall. I’ve never had so much fun with writing than discovering the art of deleting a bunch of unnecessary words. My first book in the Saviour of Souls Series… Continue reading Helpful books!

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Editing…editing… and more editing

When is enough editing, enough? Years ago, before the age of ‘print-on-demand’ I sought out a fabulous local woman, who edited for magazines and books. She was extremely thorough and transformed my books from my amateur first attempts into ‘professional masterpieces’. However, it is a costly process and, when you don’t make the money back… Continue reading Editing…editing… and more editing

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The Frustrations of Writing

  It’s so wonderful to be able to write a novel and be able to publish it. No longer do we have to wait for publishers to decide whether our books are worthy to be read by others or not, after spending months and months sitting on a slush pile. No longer do we have… Continue reading The Frustrations of Writing

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The Amphiblets – OUT TOMORROW!

I’m so excited. Having been forgotten on a floppy disk for 15 years  The Amphiblets will be released tomorrow as an ebook on Amazon Kindle.  As a way of celebrating I’ll be working in my classroom and reading to the Year 6’s who are 10-11 years old. However, like many other books, this one is aimed for all… Continue reading The Amphiblets – OUT TOMORROW!

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NEW – The Amphiblets

The Amphiblets will finally be published on to Amazon Kindle at the reasonable price of $2.99 and £2.01. It is written for ages 11+. It had originally been written after my third novel 15 years previously, but pursuing a degree to become a teacher, followed by the teacher training course, it was only natural it lay unforgotten… Continue reading NEW – The Amphiblets

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The Amphiblets

My new book is coming out next year in less than a month. The date chosen will be the 18th anniversary of my father’s death. He was a natural storyteller and in honour of his creative ability I wanted to give him something special. This  book was written 15 years ago and had been saved and… Continue reading The Amphiblets